February 16, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2802

Toughie No 2802 by Micawber

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Sadly, we don’t get Micawber Toughies very often but when they do appear, they are always well worth the wait Continue reading “Toughie 2802”

DT 29912

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29912

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last week we spoke about a moist tropical weather system that drenched much of New Zealand. This proved to be just a pipe-opener as it was followed a few days after our last blog by an even bigger and windier tropical system that was the remnants of Cyclone Dovi.… Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 2

Sunday Toughie No 2 by Robyn

A full review by John Bee

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This puzzle was published on 6th Feb 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty Enjoyment

John Bee’s review was sent to a now-defunct email address – here it is, replacing my earlier effort.  BD

This is the second of a new series of Sunday Toughies. Unlike other Toughie crosswords this is a Prize puzzle. I found this a little trickier than proXimal’s No.1 but I am a poor judge of difficulty but still enjoyed the tussle. I will leave the rating for others to assess. Continue reading “Sunday Toughie 2”